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is the idea? is it to get money for programs for health and education for kids about not drinking south air drippings or to make it more expensive and prohibit it for people to buy it and they buy less of it. >> we're not prohibiting anything. it's like a tobacco tax. we saw a dramatic decline in cigarette smoking because of the tax and the tax funded from very educational -- important educational programs. the hope is we will see a reduction, particularly in the big, big kind of sugary beverages. people consume huge amounts of the stuff and it will fund the physical activity, nutrition programs in schools and in our parks and elsewhere and phys- ed, school lunch, increased rec center hours, et cetera. >> in the past, we pushed them as taxes on big corporations or idea. big oil and big tobacco, now this is big sugar and they not going to pay the take. the individual courage 8 pay the tax. >> it will be at the distribution point and one of the goals is to reduce consumption and just like cigarette taxes. >> why not ban sugary drinks? >> people should have the choice, like we don't ban cigare
. what is the idea? is the idea to get money for program or health and education for kids about not drinking sugary drinks, or is it to make it more expensive and prohibit it for people to buy them so they buy less of it? >> we are not prohibiting anything. it's similar to the tobacco tax where we saw a dramatic decline in cigarette smoking because of the tax. it's a very important educational program. so here the hope is that we will see a reduction, particularly in the big, big kind of sugary beverages. people consuming huge amounts of the stuff. >> in the past we have pushed these as taxes on big corporations for big ideas. big oil, big tobacco. now this is big sugar. in effect, they are not going to pay the tax. it's going to be individual consumers that pay the tax. >> the tax will be at the distribution point, but one of the goals is to reduce consumption just like cigarette taxes. one of the goals has been to reduce smoking. >> why not ban sugary drinks? >> people should have the choice. just like we don't ban cigarettes. if you make it more expensive so that it reflects
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